A government department at a workshop with journalists yesterday, has requested to partner with the media to promote government messages. The department seems to be faced with the challenge of not getting their key messages across to the public.
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Results for Freedom of the Press
Friday 26 March 2021
Tuesday 16 October 2018
Arab countries have a long history of rewarding journalists who toe the official line, while punishing those, like Khashoggi, who dare to speak truth to power. Such behavior is not limited to dictatorships. It does not help that many of those press-freedom violators – including Saudi Arabia – are among America’s closest allies. President Donald Trump’s attacks on the US press, together with his silence on attacks occurring elsewhere, have gone a long way to embolden violators of press freedom around the world. By Daoud Kuttab
Wednesday 28 March 2018
Transparency International published its 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) on 21 February, ranking the level of public sector corruption in 180 countries and territories.
Wednesday 16 March 2005
The status of the Tonga government's Human Rights Practices during 2004, according to the US Department of State was “Poor”.
Wednesday 12 May 2004
The Minister of Justice, 'Aisea Taumoepeau, on Monday May 10 tried to reassure Tongan journalists that they should not feel threatened or be afraid of government following the amendment to Clause 7 of the Tongan Constitution relating to Freedom of Speech.
Saturday 30 August 2003
Several controversial and hastily-prepared bills that were introduced to the Tongan legislature when its 2003 session opened in June, have provoked international outrage and local concern. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.